Mass-Lift Productions will be live streaming this year’s IPF Masters World Championship in Potchefstroom, South Africa on Monday, October 7th through Saturday, October, 12th. We have a special page dedicated to the coverage of the championships which can be accessed HERE or by clicking on the logo below.
The 14th Annual North American Championships was held last week in St. Croix. For those that don’t know the NAPF (North American Powerlifting Federation) is our regional affiliate to the IPF, it includes all North America and the Caribbean. This year was a little different as the meet also was a qualifier for the World Games next year. Results in Kilos: Eric Cordeiro 83kg M1 262.5-165-235 1st place. Liane Blyn 84kg Open and M1 240-190.5-220 1st Read More
Do you want to represent our country and the USAPL by competing on a national team? There are eight primary international championships that the USAPL participates in. Here’s everything you need to know about how to qualify, purchase team apparel, and remit all team fees . Your Team Head Coach or Manager will give you instructions on what you need to do as a team member and the deadlines for each team. Team Uniforms Read More
Lifting Time All Women and Men up through 74kg – 10:00 am Men 83kg and Up – 2:00 pm Weigh-ins begin two hours before each session and end 30 minutes prior to the commencement of lifting Live streaming video by Ustream Nominations for all lifters: Contact the meet director (Roy Apostle) at email@example.com or 908-770-4625 with any questions.
Sunday November 3rd: We got to the airport and met Luis who obviously forgot his Passport… great start to the trip. He ran home and just made our flight which was delayed 40 minutes due to some sick jetstreams that would get us to Amsterdam earlier than expected. I am not the biggest fan of flying… I dont avoid it but its definitely not my favorite activity. With that said we had a great Read More
This year’s IPF World Championships to be held this week in Stavanger, Norway, will feature several well established Massachusetts powerlifters. The lifters include Luis Jaimes of Roslindale, Joe Cappellino of South Boston, Liane Blyn of Southwick, and Sue Elwyn of Western Massachusetts. Michael Zawilinski, Strength and Conditioning coach for Northeastern University, will also be present as a coach for Team USA. Luis Jaimes rose to prominence in the Massachusetts powerlifting scene late in his collegiate Read More
Prague, Czech Republic, May 18, 2013- Jeffrey Hadad ( Peterborough, NH) placed third in the 66kg/145.5Lb weight class at the 13th World Masters Men’s Bench Press Championships. Hadad opened the event with a conservative 160kg/353.7Lb bench before making an aggressive 15kg/33Lb jump to his second attempt. The 185Kg/407.8Lb second attempt was not only a good lift but best his own American record by 2.5Kg/5.5Lb. Hadad then called for and made a successful 190Kg/418.8Lb third attempt, Read More
To view the latest issue of Powerlines the Official USA Powerlifting Newsletter Please click here Contents: President’s Message Updates Rankings Arnold Sports Festival President’s Message I would like to welcome you to Powerlines. For those of you who don’t remember, we have several versions of our newsletter, including hard copy, and electronic over the years. We feel it is an important vehicle to convey information to our members and to let you know what is Read More
Norway’s IPF affiliate who is hosting the 34th Women’s and 43rd Men’s World Powerlifting Championships, posted a great interview with newly elected IPF President, Gaston Parage on their World Championship website. Gaston goes into great detail about the IPF’s push for the Olympics and the current status of Powerlifting at the international level. Being realistic, when do you believe Powerlifters will take part in the Olympics? A short answer on this not before 2020 (but Read More
the IPF restarts to inform the members about important activities in the IPF via a newsletter, which will be sent out to all members and which will be also posted on the IPF website. The responsible person preparing the newsletter is Mr. Robert Keller, President of the North American Region (NAPF). He will send out newsletters during the year with all important changes in our sport, like technical rules changes, anti doping rule changes, new Read More